“I write to make you feel warm and cozy–as if you’re snuggling in bed with soft blankets and fluffy pillows on stormy days; your favorite warm beverage is ready on the nightstand, perfectly within reach.”


Hello! This is Hanny, your blogger-in-residence.

I am an Indonesian writer based in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. My published works include a children’s book (Kisah dari Alor, Bhuana Info Populer, 2016), some short stories (Perempuan yang Melukis Wajah, Gramedia Pustaka Utama, 2012 and Jika dan Hanya Jika, Gagas Media, 2013), travel essay (The Journeys 3, Gagas Media, 2013), and an interactive self-help book.

Today, I  facilitate public workshops and retreats (both online and offline) related to fiction/non-fiction writing, journaling for self-discovery, and creating digital contents. My previous work as a Creative Director in a communications consultancy also allows me to continue helping some corporate clients in sharpening their communications strategy and digital content, as well as providing various communications training and workshops.

This blog is my personal space to have fun and be creative. It’s a way to share my journeys, my memories, my thoughts, and the lessons I’ve learned in ways that feel most comfortable to me. I mostly write about slow traveling, listening to your creative calling, and the joy of simple living.

The happiest moments in my blogging life include: having 5 of my articles being Editor’s Pick-ed on Wordpress, being profiled on WordPress Discover, and meeting Matt Mullenweg, twice!.

Let me know how we can collaborate and do fun stuff together by dropping me a happy email here.

Until then, enjoy the blog!

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